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« on: June 23, 2014 01:58:54 PM »

Mixed media on a wooden spool.  For fancybutch in the Altered Spool Swap.




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« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2014 02:00:34 PM »

I <3 this!
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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2014 02:27:20 PM »

Thank you!   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2014 03:21:13 PM »

Ahhhh! That is so adorable!
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2014 03:31:02 PM »

You have creativitity just oozing out of you..... Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2014 03:51:04 PM »

Aw, thanks!  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2014 03:57:21 PM »

This spool is super amazing. I can't believe it is actually an altered spool Tongue I love the teeny little mushrooms you added at the bottom. The tree bark looks so real,too! Your crafts are so impressive Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2014 04:28:04 PM »

Thank you!  Put enough stuff on a spool and you'd never know it is there!  Cheesy  This tree bark effect is super easy to do with acrylic modeling paste.
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2014 05:07:24 PM »

oooh I love this
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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2014 06:32:10 PM »

You've got to be kiddin' me.  Faaa-aaa-aaantastic!
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« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2014 06:38:51 PM »

Aw, thanks!   Cheesy Kiss
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« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2014 10:26:39 PM »

Just lovely. It looks so exactly like. I'm sure I can hear it calling for its breakfast.
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« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2014 12:18:25 AM »

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« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2014 04:58:50 AM »

Thank you!  Put enough stuff on a spool and you'd never know it is there!  Cheesy  This tree bark effect is super easy to do with acrylic modeling paste.

I've never heard of acrylic modeling paste. I've tried using polymer clay and paperclay here and there. Is it similar to either of those? I might have to pick some up to experiment with Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2014 05:05:08 AM »

Thanks!  Smiley

Acrylic modeling paste is a medium used to make acrylic paint thicker for textural effects.  It's in the acrylic paint section of art stores, comes in a jar.  Smiley

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« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2014 06:43:46 AM »

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« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2014 07:58:41 AM »

This may be one of my favorite things you have made (next to the bear costume Cheesy).
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« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2014 08:10:12 AM »

Thank you!  It's one of my favorites too!   Cheesy
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« Reply #18 on: June 24, 2014 08:55:44 AM »

OHmygoodnessthat'sADORABLE!  Does fancybutch have to feed it to get it to shut up? Grin
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« Reply #19 on: June 24, 2014 09:00:15 AM »

Constantly!  And it only wants the most expensive chocolate worms! 
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Constantly!  And it only wants the most expensive chocolate worms! 
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« Reply #21 on: June 27, 2014 06:02:59 AM »

fantastic! you'd never know it was a humble spool in a previous life.
Acrylic modeling paste  sounds interesting! i'l have to keep an eye out for that..
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« Reply #22 on: June 27, 2014 06:36:01 AM »

Monster Baby Bird is wonderful!
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« Reply #23 on: June 27, 2014 09:11:34 AM »

Thank you.   Kiss
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This is sooo cute!!
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« Reply #25 on: June 27, 2014 11:45:57 AM »

This is the most adorable thing!
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« Reply #26 on: June 27, 2014 12:57:42 PM »

I'm glad folks like it!   Smiley
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« Reply #28 on: July 07, 2014 08:36:47 AM »

beautiful and so lifelike
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« Reply #29 on: July 07, 2014 09:16:49 AM »

Thank you!  Smiley

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mine all mine!  I love this little bird, and it has a place of honour on my mantle.  Where it's safe from the cats. Smiley
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I'm glad!   Cheesy
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Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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Congrats, Ludi! You outdid yourself on this one...he's adorable.
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Aww, thanks!   Cheesy
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One of my favorites from the swap!  Congrats on being featured!
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So adorable! I think I can almost hear him chirping! Cheesy
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Aw, thanks!   Cheesy
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What a darling little birdie!
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« Reply #40 on: August 05, 2014 06:04:52 PM »

This is so cute! I wouldn't have guessed there was a spool in there. Your sculpting skills are fab!
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